Frequently listed as one of the premiere accounting programs in the country, the McCombs Department of Accounting has offerings for everyone—from marketing students looking to broaden their understanding of accounting basics to seasoned finance gurus preparing for a career in investments.
Accounting for Investment Banking Corporate Accounting
The Business Government & Society Department (BGS) focuses research and teaching on the regulatory, political, legal, and ethical environment of business. Today’s global marketplace is more competitive, transparent, culturally and politically diverse, and more fluid than ever before. Understanding that complicated external environment is a core skill for tomorrow’s business leaders, and promoting that understanding is the BGS Department's mission. The concentrations in this department expose MBAs to courses in areas like public policy, regulation, ethics, law, business-government relations, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability.
Ethics and Corporate Social ResponsibilityPublic and Governmental Affairs
The top-ranked Finance Department at McCombs is large and varied in scope. Approximately 29 percent of Texas MBAs work in finance after graduation. Outside of the classroom, you can benefit from participation in the MBA Investment Fund, LLC, Real Estate Investment Trust, Venture Fellows, or the Graduate Finance Association.
Corporate FinanceEnergy Finance
McCombs offers various interdisciplinary concentrations that focus on current business trends. You can enrich your academic experience in these areas outside the classroom as well with on-campus experiential opportunities like student organizations, academic challenges, and exclusive events.
Students who concentrate in Management at McCombs (a Top 20 department) choose from an array of courses designed to increase your skills in developing and strategically managing people and processes. Graduates frequently take positions as management consultants, project managers, or human resource managers. The Graduate Consulting Group and Entrepreneur Society give Texas MBAs access to a professional network and the tools necessary to become top-tier managers in their chosen field.
Strategy & Innovation
The Marketing concentration is flexibly designed to appeal to a variety of career aspirations. The popular functional area annually propels 26 percent of Texas MBAs to employment in the field. Outside the classroom, the Center for Customer Insights and Marketing Solutions (CCIMS) Marketing Fellows program, and the Graduate Marketing Network enables strong industry interaction.
Brand and Product Management
High Technology Marketing
Marketing Analytics and Consulting
Operations & Analytics
The Information, Risk, and Operations Management (IROM) Department has several outstanding and nationally ranked programs, including the Information Systems program (#3 by U.S. News) and the Productions/Operations Management program (#16 by U.S. News). Student organizations like the Graduate Operations Group create a forum for you to apply what you’ve learned.
Supply Chain & Operations Management